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A sampling of opinions reveals a variety of definitions, with seemingly no two alike.
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It is a choice to wait for God’s best, for His glory.
It is a decision to walk by faith, to trust in God, to honor others above yourself, and to believe that God will deal bountifully with you, because He is love.
Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.
It is a response to secular dating culture within various American Christian communities, c. Motivated by concern for the need of Christian values in contrast to secular dating practices, conservative Christians identified what they saw as key Biblical principles for courtship and romance, and began to disseminate them in the 1980s. Proponents of the courtship movement say that it is identified by Biblical principles, rather than particular methods or behavioral practices.